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Forests to use DNA fingerprinting for tiger census

As the Karnataka forest department analyses the data gathered during the six-day tiger census conducted in the state in January, various wildlife organisations have chipped in to identify the......

US census bureau to report same-sex couples

In a major policy reversal the US Commerce Department has officially announced that the US Census Bureau would report married same-sex couples in the 2010 census. The National Gay and Lesbian Task......

Scientists quarrel over India's tiger numbers

Have India's tigers increased by 30 per cent in the last four years? Some scientists question the numbers. Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com on the debate. Scientists across the globe are......

'India may have got its tiger success story wrong'

A new study has indicated that methods commonly used in censuses of tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt. The study conducted at University of Oxford focused on......

Why India should be worried even though tiger numbers are up

Image: An Indian Royal Bengal tiger at the South Khairbari nature park near Siliguri. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters   'We are rushing to 'develop' without carefully valuing natural......

Slum population in India? A whopping 6.55 crore!

The slums have been categorised into three divisions: notified, recognised but not notified and unidentified slums which are neither recognised nor notified. The slum population has increased from......

Decoding the food security legislation

The United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) ambitious National Food Security Bill might soon become reality.  After getting approval from the Lok Sabha, the Bill is headed for the Upper House of......

Attracting new investments in Telangana will not be easy

Investors are unlikely to rush to Telangana until the new leadership of the new state settles down and instills a sense of confidence, say industry players.This rings true more for investors from......

Foreign multi-brand retailers cannot franchise stores

Foreign retailers entering India's multi-brand segment will not be allowed to franchise their stores and will have to put 50 per cent of their investments in back-end infrastructure specifically......

Aadhaar's allocation is Parliament's contempt

i) The governemnt ignores the PSC of Finance 42nd report of Dec 2011 and demonstrates contempt for parliament.ii) Increased fund allocation in Union budget 2013-14 to Aadhaar/UID by Rs 14,232 crore......

Thiruvannamalai has a lot of masala

Kavithalaya's latest Tamil film, Thiruvannamalai, is directed by Perarasu, the king of masala entertainers. The title, obviously, is in keeping with the director's fad of naming all his films after......

Andhra Pradesh bans Da Vinci

Taking a cue from five other states, the Andhra Pradesh government has imposed a ban on the screening of the controversial film, The Da Vinci Code in the state. The film was slated for release in......

Australia warns of high terror risk during CWG

Australia on Monday warned that there is a "high risk of terror attack" in New Delhi during the Commonwealth Games, while a jittery New Zealand also expressed concerns about the security of its......

Gill gives bizarre reason for increasing doping

India's sports minister M.S.Gill gave a bizarre reason to his cabinet colleagues while responding to increasing number of doping cases. Gill said this is due to India's high standard of detection......
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Provisional statistics of retail sales for January 2015

The value of total retail sales in January 2015, provisionally estimated at $46.6 billion, decreased by 14.6% compared with the same month in 2014.... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3638454
Delimitation committee reconstituted

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The government has issued a notification reconstituting the committee for delimitation of municipal wards,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/puducherry/delimitation-committee-reconstituted/article6944031.ece
United Nations

United Nations: India will surpass China to become world's most populous nation around 2028, with its population crossing the 1.45 billion mark... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/india-will-surpass-china-to-become-worlds-most-populous-nation-in-15-years-united-nations-525420?trendingnow
Massive spike in number of widows

CHENNAI: There has been a huge increase in the number of widows in India since 2001 according to just released census 2011 data. As per the census... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Massive-spike-in-number-of-widows/articleshow/46438010.cms
Workshop on girl child

Kohima, March 2: The survival, protection and education of the girl child was the focus of a workshop organised by the state directorate of field... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150303/jsp/northeast/story_6572.jsp

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